Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1871.

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1871- 1871 1877
Wheat 85,976 Show data context 74,353 Show data context
Barley or Bere 55,609 Show data context 54,558 Show data context
Oats 26,218 Show data context 25,981 Show data context
Rye 2,540 Show data context 1,458 Show data context
Beans 4,662 Show data context 4,766 Show data context
Peas 8,825 Show data context 5,666 Show data context
Potatoes 6,942 Show data context 5,079 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 52,186 Show data context 49,435 Show data context
Mangold 5,768 Show data context 5,038 Show data context
Carrots 480 Show data context 213 Show data context
Cabbage, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 379 Show data context 228 Show data context
Vetches, Lucerne and other Green Crops 3,686 Show data context 2,875 Show data context
Flax 103 Show data context 14 Show data context
Hops 93 Show data context 90 Show data context
Bare Fallow 9,173 Show data context 11,656 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: For Hay 42,308 Show data context 42,311 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Grasses under Rotation: Not for Hay 37,259 Show data context 34,494 Show data context
Date: Source:
1871 - 1877 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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Date: Acknowledgments:
1871 David Allan Gatley (School of Social Sciences, University of Staffordshire). Role: transcriber. Restrictions on use: the contributor must be acknowledged but the data may be freely used for non-commercial purposes.

 

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The Agricultural Census used this set of crops in its main tabulation by county for 1871.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Shropshire AncC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census in 1871., A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10210367/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1871

Date accessed: 22nd October 2019